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  • Q&A: NHSTA national nominees Drew and Piper share their NYC experiences

    Posted on 07.05.2019 by Kamrin Baker
    We catch up with NHSTA national nominees Drew and Piper to hear about their big city experiences and find out what comes next for these outstanding performers. Read their Q&A. Read More
  • 5 Tips for Hosting the Ultimate Tony Awards® Watch Party

    Posted on 06.04.2019 by Kamrin Baker
    Sure, you can cozy up in your pajamas, pop a bowl of popcorn, sit back, relax and enjoy the show. There’s no shame in that game. But, if you’re looking to up the ante this year, we’ve got you covered. Read More
  • 5 FUN FACTS: Nebraska High School Theater Academy Showcase

    Posted on 06.03.2019 by Courtney Mattern
    We are recognizing outstanding high school thespians from across the state! Here are five fun facts about this year’s NHSTA Showcase. Read More
  • 4 FUN FACTS: Broadway's MISS SAIGON

    Posted on 05.01.2019 by Megan Wade
    The show first hit Broadway in 1991 amid a time in musical theater marked by BIG special effects. Here are a few fun facts about the show to know before you go. Read More
  • WATCH: Broadway fans give SCHOOL OF ROCK an A+

    Posted on 04.25.2019 by Courtney Mattern
    Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK has taken Omaha by storm! The hit musical based on the movie starring Jack Black plays at the Orpheum Theater now through Sunday. Watch the video to hear what audiences members thought of the show. Read More
  • 5 FUN FACTS: Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK

    Posted on 04.12.2019 by Megan Wade
    SCHOOL OF ROCK opens April 23 at the Orpheum Theater and runs through April 28. Here are a few fun facts about the show to know before you go! Read More
  • 3 FUN FACTS: Come From Away

    Posted on 03.13.2019 by Megan Wade
    We can’t wait to share the remarkable true story of nearly 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Here’s a few fun facts about Broadway’s Best Musical all across North America, COME FROM AWAY. Read More
  • OPA PLAYLIST: Love at first listen! Romantic Broadway hits

    Posted on 02.04.2019 by Courtney Mattern
    Stop in the name of love – and listen to Omaha Performing Arts’ sweetest Spotify playlist yet. You’ll fall head over heels for these love songs from the stage. Read More
  • 5 QUESTIONS: Get to know Michael James Scott, Genie in Disney's ALADDIN

    Posted on 01.23.2019 by Courtney Mattern
    We caught up with Michael James Scott, the actor who plays Genie. He originated the role of the Genie in the Australian production of ALADDIN. We didn't get to make three wishes - but he did grant us five questions! Read More
  • OPA Playlist: A very Broadway Christmas

    Posted on 12.14.2018 by Courtney Mattern
    The soundtrack to the holidays is here! Enjoy these very merry tunes from the stage and carols sung by your favorite Broadway stars. Read More
  • 3 FUN FACTS: Disney’s ALADDIN

    Posted on 12.10.2018 by Courtney Mattern
    Daring adventure, classic comedy and timeless romance – Broadway musical Disney’s ALADDIN has it all. The production includes favorite elements from the movie including the music, the genie, the flying carpet, the love story – but with a little extra magic. Here are three fun facts to know about the new musical before you go. Read More
  • OPA Holiday Gift Guide

    Posted on 11.21.2018 by Courtney Mattern
    Upstage Santa this year with our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide! When you give tickets, you’re giving unforgettable experiences and the memories will last long after the curtain closes. Let us help you check off your list and earn a round of applause. Read More
  • 5 PHANTOM PHUN PHACTS

    Posted on 11.08.2018 by Courtney Mattern
    The Broadway favorite THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is returning to the Orpheum Theater for two whole weeks this month, November 21 through December 2. Here’s 5 Phantom Phun Phacts – see what I did there? – to know before you go. Read More
  • Masquerade! Halloween costume inspiration from the OPA Season

    Posted on 10.19.2018 by Courtney Mattern
    This year, you’re invited to join our Halloween tradition! If you haven’t planned your costume yet, I’ve got you covered with simple ideas inspired by the 2018/2019 Season. You may already have some of these items in your closet or around the house. Read More
  • 5 FUN FACTS: The Play That Goes Wrong

    Posted on 09.26.2018 by Courtney Mattern
    THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG is exactly what it sounds like – a play in which everything that can go wrong, does go wrong. Yes, it’s as funny as it sounds, too! Here are 5 fun facts about the award-winning show. Read More
  • OPA Roundup: Shows we’re FALL-ing for

    Posted on 09.21.2018 by Courtney Mattern
    Fall is a magical time of year, and at Omaha Performing Arts, it’s when our venues come to life with extraordinary entertainment. For this edition of OPA Roundup, I’ve asked my colleagues to chime in with the fall shows they’re most looking forward to. Read More